Posted: May 12th, 2015 | Filed under: Featured, Mountain Bikes, Products, Rides, Road Bikes, Specialized | Comments Off
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This May has been an absolutely beautiful month for riding so far, so hopefully each and every one of you has been getting some nice miles underneath you. We’ve got lots of exciting stuff in the pipeline for May, not the least of which are more than a few opportunities to test out the latest and greatest mountain bike offerings from Specialized.
First of all, be sure to check out Dirt Rag Dirt Fest on Saturday, May 16th and Sunday, May 17th to check out all the coolest mountain bike stuff around, and definitely set aside time to check out Specialized’s offerings, including some of their newest, most exciting MTB Developments for this year and beyond.
Even if you can’t make Dirt Fest, you’re still in luck! The legendary Specialized Mountain Demo Truck is coming to our fair end of the state of Pennsylvania for a number of dates at different trails throughout the month. Stay tuned after the jump for dates, times, spots and bikes!
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Posted: April 1st, 2015 | Filed under: Featured, Road Bikes, Sale, Specialized, Tires | Comments Off
Specialized makes all manner of wonderful bicycles and bicycle accessories, so it’s sometimes easy to forget that they got their start over 40 years ago making some of the nicest tires available at the time. That pedigree, however, hasn’t lost its luster, and Specialized tires are, to this day, the fastest in the world.
It’s about time to reload your quiver for spring and nothing feels better than a fresh set of brand new rubber underneath you, so why not make those tires the fastest ones in the world? We’re partnering with Specialized to offer an awesome sale on a selection of the fastest tires on the road today.
Today, April 1st, through the end of May we’ll be offering a special buy one tire, get one free promotion on select-in stock tires. Check out after the jump for the available tires and details.
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Posted: December 5th, 2014 | Filed under: Accessories, Components, Featured, Hybrid Bikes, Mountain Bikes, Products, Road Bikes, Sale, Tires, Trainers | Comments Off
Black Friday, in the last couple years has become a big event in the American Tradition, for better or worse. Hopefully now that everything has calmed down and everyone has their large-scale electronics safely in their home, we can take a minute and remember what’s really important in life: riding bikes.
To that end, we’re having a nice little holiday sale. Perhaps most exciting, all remaining 2014 bikes have been are now on sale and the scant few 2013 bikes we’ve still got floating around have had their prices slashed even further! Stop by the shop for specific model availability and prices.
Other hits include:
- 20% off any pair of tires when they’re bought together.
- Up to 25% off trainers.
- All bar tape 10% off.
And before you go trampling your neighbors/closest friends/significant others/random passerbyes to death, we’ll be running this sale all the way into the new year, so take your time and try not to kill anyone (please)!
In addition to all that stuff, don’t forget, all of our Capo apparel and accessories are still 40% off and we’ve got a bunch of great cold weather stuff to keep you warm for riding all through the winter time. We’ve also got a bunch of nice gifts for the holiday season, nice little stocking stuffers or bigger, more substantial stuff for the cycling folks that you care about.
Stop by the shop and check it out!
Posted: February 11th, 2013 | Filed under: Featured, Jamis, Products, Road Bikes, Womens Bikes | Tags: 2013, Femme, jamis, Shimano Sora, ventura, Ventura Comp | Comments Off
Every once in a while, a new bike comes out that has just the right blend of weight, performance, ride quality, parts spec, and of course, price. The 2013 Jamis Ventura Comp and women’s specific Ventura Comp Femme are just such bikes.
The Jamis Ventura has always been a winner. Literally. It’s a perennial finalist and multiple-time winner of Bicycling Magazine coveted Editor’s Choice awards. Whether it’s the top-end Ventura Race, the high-value Ventura Sport, or the over-achieving Ventura Comp, the whole family offers great rides at even better price points.
The all-new 2013 Ventura Comp and Comp Femme continue the tradition by combining their light, efficient, and comfortable Kinesis 7005 double-butted aluminum frames – featuring size specific tube diameters and a tapered steerer tubes – with smooth riding, ultra-light full carbon forks, the awesome new Shimano Sora shifters/derailleurs, and venerable Mavic CXP-22 wheelsets, all for $950.
Seriously. You’re getting full carbon, hollow-crown, 1 1/8″ – 1 1/2″ tapered steerer forks on bikes that retail for less than a grand. There are some $1500 Shimano 105 bikes that can’t claim that. Hell, there are some $3000 carbon bikes with Ultegra Di2 that can’t give you a fork that’s as smooth, stiff, and light as the ones you get on the 2013 Jamis Ventura Comp and Comp Femme.
Long story short, these bikes ride amazingly well – they’re balanced, quick, smooth, fun – and they’re worth every penny. Great first road bikes? Definitely. Perfect Gran Fondo, all-day bikes? Of course. Light-touring workhorses? Winter-training machines? Gravel road adventurers? Super-commuters? Yes, yes, yes, and yes. These bikes can do it all, do it well, and do it with style. Come by the shop soon and check out what just might be the best riding, best looking bikes you can get for $950.
Posted: June 20th, 2012 | Filed under: Components, Products, Rides, Road Bikes, Wheels | Tags: EVENT, FIRECREST, RED 2012, RIDE, SRAM RED, SRAM RED 2012, wheels, zipp | Comments Off
If you’re into cycling and cool new stuff – presumably you are if you’re reading this – you’re invited to join us so you can ride SRAM RED-2012 with Quarq and Zipp Firecrest wheels. You might have heard it called a demo, but we call it a Ride Experience.
For SRAM, it’s a little about the bike, but more about the parts. Experience a confident front shift, more comfortable ergonomics, and AeroLink Brakes that give you speed control with RED-2012.
The event is next Monday, June 25th on Main Street in Manayunk, from 2:00 – 7:00PM. All you need to do to sign up is take a quick, painless survey and then just show up with your riding gear, shoes, and pedals. Product check-out is first come – first serve, so get there early and enjoy.
Posted: March 28th, 2012 | Filed under: Featured, Look, Products, Road Bikes | Tags: 105, 2012, 566, 586, 586 RSP, 695, look, LOOK cycles, Rival, Shimano, SRAM, ultegra | Comments Off
We brought LOOK Cycles into the shop for the 2011 model year and the reception has been fantastic. There’s something almost indescribable about how good a LOOK bike feels that separates it from the pack. They’re smooth, light, lively, quick, and they just make you want to keep riding.
LOOK bikes not only ride really well, they look amazing too. LOOK has been making carbon fiber frames longer than anyone, and their bikes really wear their innovations on their proverbial sleeve. The really cool thing is that even though the technological advances are easily readable, the bikes have a timelessness to them soon you know they’ll always look great.
The game remains the same for 2012. LOOK is sticking with their 2011 frame sets, but updating them with refined paint schemes and great components. We have a lot the 2012 models in the shop now, so check them out after the jump and stop by, call, or email for more info.
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Posted: March 13th, 2012 | Filed under: Featured, Globe, Hybrid Bikes, Mountain Bikes, On Sale, Products, Road Bikes, Sale, Specialized | Tags: 2011, Allez, Apex, hardrock, mtb, Onix, Orbea, road, rockhopper, roubaix, Sale, secteur, Shimano, specialized, SRAM, stumpjumper | 8 Comments »
Well, it’s finally happened: all our 2011 bikes are sold. If you slept on the clearance sale, that’s a bummer, but if you’re still shopping for a new bike, we’ve got lots of 2012 bikes that are great values for money and we’ve got a few current model year bikes on sale too. Specifically, all our 2012 Specialized Roubaix SL3 and Globe Daily 1 bike are about 10% off. Long story short, come by anytime to check out our selection and we’re sure you’ll find the perfect bike.
Posted: November 12th, 2011 | Filed under: Featured, Products, Road Bikes, Specialized | Tags: 2012, amira, S-WORKS, sl4, specialized, tarmac, tarmac sl4, venge | Comments Off
2012 is shaping up to be quite the year for Specialized. The Venge was introduced on a Wednesday this past spring and was promptly ridden to victory at Milan-San Remo, the Amira got a complete redesign to make the best women’s race bike even better, and now we’ve got the 2012 Tarmac SL4.
The Tarmac has won the Tour de France, the Giro d’Italia, the Tour of Flanders, and hundreds of other races since it’s debut half a dozen years ago. It’s gone through a lot of changes since 2005, but the Tarmac has always distinguished itself has being the best combination of the most sought-after attributes. Specialized, as it so often does, distilled the description of the bike down to its essence: Nothing is Stiffer and Lighter.
The new 2012 Tarmac SL4 continues the tradition of innovation by increasing overall torsional stiffness, decreasing the total weight of the frameset, but the icing on the cake is that the engineers in California somehow managed to do all that while make the bike more vertically compliant, aka more comfortable.
If you’re into numbers and graphs, check out the info below. You can find a lighter bike, you can’t find a stiffer bike, and definitely can’t find a lighter and stiffer bike. Combine this winning combo with handling that’s second to none and comfort rarely seen on a competition bike, and you’ve got what might be the best road bike, ever. If you want to find out what this kind of performance feels like, stop by the shop for a test ride and/or spend a day one of our demo Tarmacs.
Posted: October 8th, 2011 | Filed under: Featured, Jamis, Mountain Bikes, Products, Road Bikes, Specialized | Tags: 2012, 29, 29er, di2, epic, jamis, Rival, roubaix, Shimano, specialized, SRAM, tarmac, ui2, ultegra, Xenith | 2 Comments »
The 2012 bikes are coming in fast, so it’s only right that we have 2012 demo bikes. We have four models to choose from this year, so whether you’re looking for a new speed machine, an all-day endurance ride, or a fast off-road whip, we’ve got you covered. Check out the demo models and info after the jump and stop by when you’re ready to test the best.
Posted: October 4th, 2011 | Filed under: Featured, Hybrid Bikes, Jamis, Mountain Bikes, Products, Road Bikes | Tags: 2012, Allegro, coda, commuter, Exile, jamis, satellite, ventura, Xenith | Comments Off
At long last, we’ve got the 2012 Jamis Bikes in stock. There have been some really nice adds and upgrades for the new model year – Ultegra Di2 Xenith for $4K?! – so check out the new bikes below and stop in, email, or call for availability.
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